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Date Of Negative: Circa 1945 Type Of Print: Sheet Fed Photogravure /Héliogravure. Date Of Print: 1992 Paper: Medium-Heavyweight, matte/satin finish Print Origin: Tokyo, Japan Publisher: Twin Palms Publishing Approximate Size Inches: 11.75 x 9.5 inches Approximate Size Metric: 30 x 24.5 centimeters Print Border: No - full bleed print. Condition Grade: Very Fine Verso: Blank. Registered & Certified Print Serial #. Certificate Of Authenticity (COA): Yes - individual hand signed COA from Fine Photo Galleries.
This is an authentic (NOT a computer scanned reprint), genuine 1992 sheet fed photogravure plate produced from the original 1930's-40's negative/print by the internationally renowned photographer Horst P. One of the most historically significant photographic artists of the 20th century, Horst's iconic fashion and art images are held in important collections and museums throughout the world. This LARGE FOLIO SIZE sheet fed gravure print was engraved and printed in high quality sheet fed gravure for Twin Palms Publishers in Tokyo, Japan in 1992.
Whether you collect photogravure prints or are simply looking for extraordinary home or business decor, this atmospheric photogravure plate will mat, frame and display beautifully! This photogravure plate is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered and certified serial number from the Finephoto Vintage Archive & Database. Under magnification this plate shows a beautiful tight "honeycomb", excellent pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure print. The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the actual print.
READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made 275 lb.Triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto. ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE: Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transferred to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image. The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph. Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making.
In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to its significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renowned photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process. Unauthorized copying or use of ANY PART of this description is prohibited. DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY!The item "1945/92 Vintage Nautilus Shell By HORST Still Life Abstract Fine Photo Gravure" is in sale since Tuesday, January 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "finephoto" and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.